Deputy Director; Head, Children's Lung Health
BAppSci PhD CRFS FANZSRS FThorSoc
Professor Hall completed his PhD at the Telethon Kids Institute in late 1999 before working in the University Children's Hospitals in Zurich and Bern in Switzerland.
In 2003, he was appointed as Senior Respiratory Scientist of the Respiratory Laboratory at Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth before joining Telethon Kids in mid 2010 as the Head of Paediatric Respiratory Physiology (now known as Children's Lung Health).
Prof Hall's research interests include the lung growth and development in early life and the impact of respiratory disease on lung health.
Current research includes investigating markers of early lung damage in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis as part of the AREST CF group, assessing the long term impacts of preterm birth, he works with collaborators at Princess Margaret Hospital to predict and prevent respiratory adverse events in children undergoing anaesthesia for surgery. His team is about to commence a study assessing lung function in healthy Aboriginal Australians to help improve the accuracy of lung function testing in Aboriginal patients with lung diseases.
Prof Hall holds adjunct titles with the University of Western Australia (Centre for Child Health Research) and Curtin University (Faculty of Health Sciences).